Michael Chamblee was arrested on Monday April 4th after Leake County Deputies were contacted by an investigator from the Houma Louisiana. The investigator advised Leake County Sheriff’s Department about a felony warrant they had for Chamblee for “Contractor fraud greater than $25,000.00”. Chamblee was taken into custody without incident to Leake County jail to be extradited to Louisiana.
Leake County Deputies made an arrest during a routine traffic stop on Wednesday April 6th when they saw a vehicle traveling on HWY 488 near madden with no tag displayed. When deputies made contact with the driver, Justin Burrage, he stated that he did not have a license because it was suspended. Burrage was detained for driving with a suspended license and a quick search of the vehicle turned up a glass pipe, a small bag of a crystal substance believed to be methamphetamine, and a small bag of a green leafy substance believed to be marijuana. Burrage was taken to Leake County Jail and charged with possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, possession of drug paraphernalia, felony possession of controlled substance (meth), driving with a suspended license, and no tag.
On Thursday April 7th, Reginald Ruffin was detained in Rankin County and transported to Leake County Jail for failure to register as a sex offender.
On Friday April 8th, Shanice Huffman was pulled over on HWY 13 in the Lena area when a deputy saw her driving carelessly. While speaking with the driver, the deputy was able to gain a probable cause search of the vehicle for the odor of marijuana. While searching the vehicle, deputies recovered a marijuana cigarette and a small bag and an envelope both containing multi-colored pills believed to be ecstasy. A .22 caliber handgun was also found in the vehicle. A small bag of marijuana was also found in Huffman’s boot. Huffman was taken to Leake County Jail and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance (ecstasy) with firearm enhancement, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, and careless driving.